York & North Yorkshire

York River Ouse flood alerts in place

Flood warnings are in place at three sites on the River Ouse around York.

Locations carrying a warning include St George's Field and Naburn Lock, and riverside properties in Kings Staith, Queens Staith, South Esplanade and New Walk.

The Environment Agency said on Wednesday evening the river level is at 3.45m but is not expected to rise.

Rain is forecast overnight and the agency said it would continue "to monitor the situation closely".

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